Tag Archives: Singapore

Singapore, Indonesia and Japan Photos

I have finally posted photos of our travels through Singapore, Indonesia and Japan in the fall of 2019. To view photos, hover over “Photos” until the drop down menu appears. All three destinations are are under the “Asia” subheading. Hover … Continue reading

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Last days in Singapore

Murray writes….Sooner or later it is bound to happen. I don’t know how many nights we have spent in hotels over the last 25 years but I would estimate it to be over 500 but less than 1000. A big … Continue reading

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Singapore Muse

Consumerism runs rampant in SE Asia. In the west there is a certain factor that is on the down slide from wanting to own everything but the apex of that curve has not reached Asia yet. It is unlikely to … Continue reading

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Singapore Neighbourhoods

Today is the day we master bussery – the art of traveling by bus in a foreign city. One of the places we are going is not only off the map but as best we can make, not near an … Continue reading

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Singapore 2.0

Singapore’s MRT is going to save Debbie’s feet so we start the day with a bit of a circuitous walk to the subway station. I don’t understand why 98% of the cities we go to have a better way to … Continue reading

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Froggies 2, Lembeh

It seems this time of the year is a bit of a down time around Indonesia. As the last post indicated we are living and diving with groups far below resort capacity. Also noticeable is the amount of construction and … Continue reading

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SE Asia Immersion

Today is the day we leave the sterile environment of Singapore and jump with two feet into SE Asia. am and we are waiting for the restaurant at the Mercure Bugis to open so we can grab some breakfast. The … Continue reading

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Touring Singapore

There is a place called Lorong Buangkok in Singapore and it is the last surviving kampong. A kampong is a traditional village. This particular one was featured in a film called “The Last Kampong”. Murray discovered this village while doing … Continue reading

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Singapore!

After one short flight and two very long flights, we are in Singapore. Before talking about Singapore, I need to make a comment about security at the Edmonton airport. How can 3 of our 4 carry on bags, plus Murray’s … Continue reading

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Finding Accommodations

We have a plan, we have flights, all we need now are places to lay our heads at night. When we were figuring out flights, I printed out a calendar for September and October and wrote the flights on the … Continue reading

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